Monday, March 28, 2011

Weekend Wrap-Up

Started off today with a hair appointment!  I love hair appointment day!!  She made me even more it!!  After that I ran some errands with Niki then came home, changed clothes and headed down to Goreville to do some catering.  It was fun!!  I went back to Niki's with her and hung out with them for a while.  I made it home before 10 so I could get to bed at a decent time because I have to work the weekend.

Worked a rather busy day but still got to leave early because we had so many discharges.  Ran by Hobby Lobby to get something for this weekend (details on that after next weekend) and then went to Deana's for a cookout.  YUM!!!  I stuffed myself, ate way too much!!  We hung out for a while and talked but then I headed home to go to bed at a decent time before work tomorrow. 

Worked a busier day than yesteday.  I ran all day long!!  I came home and got some bad news on facebook so I spent the night on the phone.  Everything will turn out just fine but I know what she's going through and it hurts so bad but she's strong and will get through it. 

I'm pretty sure this is the shortest weekend post ever and I'm really slacking on taking pictures.  I get myself a fancy new camera and hardly ever use it!  Next weekends will be much, much better!! 

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

ABC's of Me

I've seen several other bloggers doing this and thought it would be fun!!
A-Age: 28

B-Bed Size: Queen. 

C-Chore you hate: Cleaning the bathroom

D-Dogs: None for me

E-Essential start to your day: A shower and GMA

F-Favorite color: Purple, green, yellow

G-gold or silver: white gold

H-Height: 5'5

I-Instruments you play: played the flute all through school

J-Job Title: Labor & Delivery RN

K-Kids: Not yet

L-Live: IL

M-Mom's name: Brenda

N-Nickname: Koester (pronounce coaster), KoKo, Krys, KK, now also TiTi (thanks Kelley Jo)

O-Overnight hospital stay: When I was a baby and had meningitis

P-Pet Peeve: Liars and cheaters

Q-Quote from a movie: "Up and down and not across" - The Other Sister, "Charlotte has pudding in her Prada" - Sex and the City, "If you're a bird I'm a bird" - The Notebook.....I could go on and on

R-right/left: lefty

S-Siblings: Sisters- Katie, Michelle & Lindsay

T-Time you wake up normally: my alarm goes off at 4:40am but it is usually at least 5am by the time I get out of bed

U-underwear- like do I wear it??  yes

V-veggies you dislike: I don't really like carrots or corn

W-What makes you run late: Not wanting to get out of bed

X-x-rays you've had: none....wait, teeth at the dentist

Y-Yummy Food You Make: gooey butter cake

Z-Zoo animal: penguins

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Getting to know you

1. if you won the title of miss america, what would your platform be?

World Peace

2. outdoorsy or indoorsy?
outdoorsy if the bugs will leave me alone but I'm pretty sure everybody else would say I'm definitely indoorsy!

3. pajama's out in public..classy or tres tacky?

4. what's your favorite room in your house?
Living Room just because that's the only place besides my bedroom to sit

5. nook, kindle, or book?
I really wanted a nook or a kindle but never bought one so I would have to say book

6. would you rather wear the same outfit for a week or not brush your teeth for a week?
Same outfit

7. what's your favorite blog at the moment?
Kelly's Korner
Megan at Its a wonderful life

8. lately i've been daydreaming about.........?
Having all my credit cards paid off

Weekend Wrap-Up

This was the 1st day of my several days off in a row.  I got a text from my friend Lori at about 6am asking if I could work for her at the restaurant because she was sick, I said sure!  I worked from 7-3 there and made pretty good money.  Then I had to run to the hospital to fill out a piece of paperwork I could have done over the phone, all well.  I then went to the mall to look at some dresses for the weddings and such I have coming up later this spring and summer--no luck.  I really wanted to do something but I was tired and knew that I would be getting up early in the morning to work at the restaurant again. 

I worked at the restaurant from 5-11.  Then I ran to Target and Wal-Mart to get a few things.  I then met Deana at her house to go on a walk.  We realized we weren't walking very fast but when we crossed paths with 2 other women walking at a much faster pace we just laughed and laughed.  They were much faster and much thinner!!  We told them that if we were walking as fast as they were we would be thin too!!  They laughed!  We crossed paths with them again later on in the walk and we all laughed and they said that they didn't start off that fast!!  I hung out with her at her house for a while then came home to get ready for my date.  We met at Applebee's and then went to have a drink somewhere else.  I was so tired from getting up in the morning to work at the restaurant that we called it a night after that.

B-E-A-UTIFUL day!!!  It was already a warm day when I went to church.  Deana and I walked after church, we didn't see those 2 women again but we did pick up the pace today!  I came home and freshened up to run to Target then went to a Bridal Shower form my friend Caryn that I work with.  It was at Mackies Pizza...YUM!!  After that I came home and just sat on the couch and watched a bad movie.  Now it's time for Sunday night shows (except Brothers & Sisters) and then bed.  I live such an exciting life, I know!  Here's to another great week!!

Friday, March 18, 2011

For Japan with Love

Out of respectful awareness and compassion from the bottom of my heart {as well as the hearts of many other bloggers} we reserve Friday, March 18th as a day of silence for Japan and their suffering.

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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Weekend Wrap-Up

So I should just write "worked" but instead I can write "standby"!!  I got standby today so that means that I am "on-call" and have to be ready to go in when they call.  I got ready and called Niki to see if she was gonna be in town to run some errands...of course she was, it's Friday!  So I met her and did some grocery shopping.  Every time we would go in some place I was checking my phone because I was scared I was going to miss the call to call me in.  I never did though!!  We made it all day and got everything we wanted to do and still had time left!  I was so surprised and it will probably never happen again!  I ended up going down to their house for dinner and we watched the movie "Morning Glory".  It was pretty good, I love Rachel McAdams!! 

I had a nail appointment (love the new Shellac) and had plans that night so I went to Niki's instead of coming back to Marion then go back to Goreville.  We hung out at her house and then went to a birthday party for her cousin.  Look at these cute pictures I got...

After this party we had plans to go to another birthday party for a surprise 30th!!  It was at a winery.  It ended up not being a surprise, he found the invitation the night before and his wife had to tell him about the party.  He didn't know who all she invited though, so he was excited to see a lot of his friends there. 
Self portrait on the way
Niki & Michael
Me, Niki & Charlene
Chad & I
Michael & I
Charlene & Eddy
Me & John Runge
Courtney, Niki & I with the Indian
Jethro, Eddy, Michael, Runge & I...they're so funny!
So after we left the winery we went to our friends house to hang out and play games.  It was fun!! 
The time change always messes the day up but I'm so glad it's going to be lighter when I get off work and it means spring is on its way!!!  I'm so looking forward to those 70 degree days we should be having later this week!!  My friend Brooke invited me over that afternoon to hang out, I hadn't been there is such a long time!!  We hung out on the front porch, rearranged her living room furniture, her husband washed my car and I vacuumed it out, then we ate some dinner and watched some tv.  It was a great way to end the weekend!!

Friday, March 11, 2011

Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites
I saw this fun little post on a few other blogs and decided to do it for myself! It's going to be really hard for me to only pick one for some of the favorites so I may cheat a little on some and choose more than one favorite!
Favorite time of day:  Couch and tv time
Favorite season:  Summer
Favorite month:  June
Favorite holiday:  Christmas
Favorite subject:  Math
Favorite channel:  ABC :)
Favorite color:  Purple
Favorite song:  Lots but right now I love Sara Evans "Little bit stronger"
Favorite movie:  The Notebook, The Proposal, Sex and the City, Devil wears Prada
Favorite celebrity:  Sandra Bullock, Rachel McAdams
Favorite kind of music:  Country
Favorite TV show:  One Tree Hill
Favorite thing to do:  Hang out with friends
Favorite place in the world:  Home
Favorite hobby:  Reading
Favorite animal:  Penguin
Favorite place to live:  Murray, KY just because of all the college fun!!
Favorite place to vacation:  Gulf Shores, AL
Favorite restaurant:  Fugiyama
Favorite food:  Pizza
Favorite thing to cook:  Gooey butter cake
Favorite drink:  Vanilla diet coke from sonic
Favorite chore:  Dishes
Favorite makeup:  Estee Lauder
Favorite hair products:  Biolage
Favorite lotion:  Vanilla Lace from VS
Favorite perfume:  Chance by Chanel
Favorite blogger:  Right now Megan :)
Favorite thing to blog about:  Fun weekends
Favorite books:  Nicholas Sparks, Jennifer Crusie, James Patterson
Favorite thing to wear:  Jeans, shirt and flip flops
Favorite kind of day:  Warm and sunny
Favorite memory:  The day I found out I passed RN boards!!

Monday, March 7, 2011

Weekend Wrap-Up (A Day Late)

I went home for Lindsay's shower.  I hadn't been home since Christmas!  The day was pretty busy, as was the weekend!  Mom was almost done with all 80+ cupcakes by the time I got there.  I sat down and starting working on the mints so I wouldn't have to do them later.  Then we went to meet Lindsay at the bridal shop for her 1st dress fitting.  It is absolutely gorgeous on her!!!  I so wish I could share pictures but it's now only 2 months away and then everyone will see it.  Then mom and I headed out to Walmart and Aldi's to get the rest of the stuff I needed for the food.  We went back home and then I went to Michelle's to dye her hair and hung out there for a while.  I was practically falling asleep at 8:30 so I headed on home.  Katie, Mike & Nate had made it there by then so we hung out for a while and then I called it a night. 

SHOWER DAY!!!  I was up at the crack of dawn!  I couldn't sleep so I layed in bed and finished a book I had been reading and finally got out of bed around 7 or so.  We all just hung out around the house for a while and then started getting ready so we could leave at a decent time to get there and decorate.  I'll let the pictures tell the rest of the story.
The Bride with her 2 Maids of Honor
And with our Mom
And with Katie
The Bride with her Hostesses
Her Bestest Friends!
Love this face!!
Just found out she got admitted to the hospital with RSV :( 

Love this!!
Murray Girls!!  Always gotta take this picture!

After the shower some of us headed back home to have a little birthday party for my nephew!  He is so darn cute and a ball of energy all the time!!  He is all boy!!!
Now after the birthday party some of us went over to our friend Danielle's house to hang out.  We ended up playing Zumba, Just Dance and The Michael Jackson Experience on the wii.  It was so much fun and my arms are still sore from dancing to proud mary!!  I have such great friends!!!

LAZY day!!  I pretty much sat in the chair all day and watched reruns of Real Housewives of OC.  It was so nice to relax after such a great shower the day before.  Fabulous weekend all in all!!!